Röbel (German: [ˈʁøːbl̩] (listen)) is a municipality in the Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated on the western shore of Lake Müritz, 25 km north of Wittstock, and 27 km southwest of Waren. It is part of the Amt Röbel-Müritz.
|• Mayor||Andreas Sprick (CDU)|
|• Total||30.17 km2 (11.65 sq mi)|
|Elevation||65 m (213 ft)|
|• Density||170/km2 (430/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
The museum Engelscher Hof and the half-timbered former synagogue provide a permanent exhibition on Mecklenburg's Jewish history, commemorating - among other things - the life and work of Israel Jacobson, formerly consistorial president in the Kingdom of Westphalia and feudal landlord in Jördenstorf.
The sons and daughters of RöbelsEdit
- Franz Engel (1834–1920), ethnologist and biologist, research traveler
- Gustav Melkert (1890–1943), secretary of the agricultural workers' union in the then district of Waren / Müritz and member of the SPD. Used as a Nazi resister. After him, a street in the district of Gildekamp is named.
- Julius Runge (1843–1922), painter
- Grit Breuer (born 1972), athlete
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